Idiomi i fraze

//Idiomi i fraze

Česti engleski idiomi i fraze

flash money

-trošiti novac na skupe stvari da pokažemo svoj status I just got a new job and really need some flash money to make my colleagues think I'm well off!

flash money 2017-10-19T12:38:47+00:00

know the score

-biti upoznat sa situacijom Bob isn't stupid - he knows the score. He has to produce results soon or he'll be out of a job.  

know the score 2017-10-11T20:20:57+00:00

get the lowdown

-dobiti specifičnu informaciju ili detalje oko nečega See if you can get the lowdown on what the boss is planning to do about the company's falling profits. 

get the lowdown 2017-10-11T20:17:53+00:00

pretty penny

-prilična svota novca  I paid a pretty penny for that ring.

pretty penny 2017-10-11T20:16:02+00:00

turn over a new leaf

Start to act or behave in a better or more responsible way. novi početak ‘He is pleased to have finally turned over a new leaf and is looking forward to a bright future.’

turn over a new leaf 2017-10-03T07:59:06+00:00

the cat is out of the bag

razotkriti tajnu Fig. the secret has been made known. Now that the cat is out of the bag, there is no sense in pretending we don't know what's really happening.

the cat is out of the bag 2017-10-03T07:33:28+00:00

hold a grudge (against)

To stay angry (at someone or something). ljutiti se/biti ljut na nekoga ili nešto That guy sure can hold a grudge when something goes wrong. I made a mistake. That's not a good reason to hold a grudge against me.

hold a grudge (against) 2017-10-05T14:50:06+00:00

stand in the way

stati na put nekomu/nečemu; ispriječiti se We won't let anyone or anything stand in the way of our happiness.

stand in the way 2017-10-03T06:39:13+00:00

a leopard can’t change his spots

(or) A fox may change its skin, but never its character. proverb  People can't change their basic nature. Vuk dlaku mijenja, ali ćud nikada.

a leopard can’t change his spots 2017-10-03T06:36:44+00:00

with abandon

-an action done without concern or an action done carelessly The kids were splashing on paint with abandon. 

with abandon 2017-09-28T14:28:12+00:00

The winning edge

-koncept pobjedničke oštrice One of the most important concepts ever discovered in the field of human performance is called the “winning edge concept.” This concept or principle, states that, “small differences in ability can translate into enormous differences in results.” What it means is that if you become just a little bit better in certain [...]

The winning edge 2017-09-24T13:50:18+00:00

Any port in a storm

-u stanju hitnosti svako rješenje je dobro I don't like staying with my mother-in-law, but I have no choice until the builders have finished working on my apartment. Any port in a storm, you know.

Any port in a storm 2017-09-23T08:51:05+00:00

on one’s radar

-biti nečega svjestan; imati nešto na umu; razmišljati o nečemu Five years ago, being a politician wasn't even on my radar. She has been on my radar since her first novel came out, but I haven't read any of her books.

on one’s radar 2017-09-23T08:06:26+00:00